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Slaughtering Oneself

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Q: Is it better for one to slaughter the Qurbaani animal himself or to appoint someone to slaughter it on his behalf?

Slaughtering Oneself

A: It is best for the one performing qurbaani to slaughter the Qurbaani animal if he is able to. If he is unable to do so, the he should appoint someone to slaughter it on his behalf.

والأفضل أن يذبح أضحيته بيده إن كان يحسن الذبح لأن الأولى في القربات أن يتولى بنفسه وإن كان لا يحسنه فالأفضل أن يستعين بغيره ولكن ينبغي أن يشهدها بنفسه ( الفتاوى الهندية ص300 ج5 )

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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